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Elon Musk's BFR will fly from London to Cape Town in just 34 minutes

His space exploration company SpaceX is pondering a new method of transporting people from one corner of the Earth to the other. And it involves a space vehicle/rocket system called the BFR

By Andy Walker 2 Oct 2017

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Etihad Aviation Group appoints Tony Douglas as CEO

Tony Douglas has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Aviation Group, effective January 2018

29 Sep 2017

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Tesla to reveal all-electric truck next month

Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company would reveal its Tesla Semi truck this month. Musk has since announced that the reveal date has tentatively moved to 26 October 2017

27 Sep 2017

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Karl-Ludwig Kley appointed Lufthansa supervisory board chairman

Wolfgang Mayrhuber has resigned as the chairman of Lufthansa's supervisory board. Consequently, Karl-Ludwig Kley has been selected as the new chairman

27 Sep 2017

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Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Sep 2017

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Abdul Khaliq Saeed new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering

Abdul Khaliq Saeed has been appointed as the new CEO of Etihad Airways Engineering. He will be replacing Jeff Wilkinson who is leaving after 11 years with the company

8 Sep 2017

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Face scans, robot baggage handlers - airports of the future

Passengers' baggage is collected by robots, they relax in a luxurious waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan and swiftly passing through security and immigration

29 Aug 2017

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Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions

18 Aug 2017

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Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology

By Martina Doblin 16 Aug 2017

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IATA, A4A launches year-long campaign to improve baggage tracking

"Arriving without a bag is a very frustrating experience for our customers. Over the last decade, we have reduced mishandled baggage by 54% with improved processes. The next step is to realise the full benefits of baggage tracking"

21 Jul 2017

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Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways announced that it has won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from its Doha hub

6 Jul 2017

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Emirates, Turkish Airlines win exemption from US laptop ban

Emirates and Turkish Airlines has won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights from their Dubai and Istanbul hubs, the latest carriers after Abu Dhabi's Etihad to win a reprieve

6 Jul 2017

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GEFCO supports Alaska-to-Greenland sailing attempt

GEFCO Group, a global player in industrial logistics and leader in automotive logistics, is supporting navigator Yvan Bourgnon's Bimedia attempt to sail from Alaska to Greenland through the Northwest Passage

30 Jun 2017

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Airlines make record profits in 2015

The world's airlines are expected to post a collective record $60 billion in profits this year, according to preliminary figures released by the UN aviation agency

23 Dec 2015

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Moody's, S&P cut scandal-hit Toshiba's credit rating to junk

Crisis-hit Toshiba's woes deepened when Moody's and Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating to junk, casting doubt on a turnaround plan unveiled

23 Dec 2015

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Airbus still aims to deliver first A320neo by year-end

Airbus still aims to deliver by year-end the first of its updated medium-range airliners, the A320neo, a source said following reports of a possible delay

22 Dec 2015

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New business-led trade alliance formed

Three leading private-sector organisations have joined forces to launch a major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization's

18 Dec 2015

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Guinness to pour vegan-friendly pints from 2016

LONDON, UK: Vegans and strict vegetarians will soon be able to sup a hearty pint of the black stuff, after Guinness revealed it will remove fish guts from the brewing process.

4 Nov 2015

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Telecoms service market grows by 4% to hit US$1.85 trillion

Telecoms service provider revenues grew by 4% in 2010 to reach $1.85 trillion, driven by strong growth in the mobile market in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) economies, according to new figures from Ovum.

17 May 2011

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